Harford County Executive Glassman Recommends Fiscally Responsible FY18 Budget; No Tax Increases, Record Investments in Public Safety, Education, Libraries

From Harford County government: Harford County Executive Barry Glassman released today a recommended county budget for fiscal year 2018 which includes no increase in tax rates yet provides record level funding for public safety, education and libraries. The county executive’s proposed $543 million dollar general operating budget continues his efforts to restore salaries for teachers, […]

Harford County Executive Glassman’s State of the County Address: “Journey to Success”; Day of Remembrance for Sheriff’s Deputies

From Harford County government: In his State of the County Address entitled “Journey to Success,” Harford County Executive Barry Glassman measured success both in terms of the county’s strengthening financial position and in the number of lives touched by his administration. For the coming year, Mr. Glassman announced plans to resurrect a job-promoting road project […]

United Methodist Church Conference Files Suit Against 195-Yr-Old Calvary Church; Threatens Historic Landmark

From Calvary Church: In a current day classic battle of David against Goliath, the Baltimore Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church has filed suit against a small congregation and historic treasure, Calvary Church (circa 1821) in the Circuit Court of Harford County. The powerful and avaricious Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church is […]

Harford County Executive Glassman Proposes “Sensible” FY2017 Budget: No Tax Increases; Record Funding for Public Safety and Education

From Harford County government: Harford County Executive Barry Glassman has proposed a sensibly balanced budget for the fiscal year 2017 providing record funding for public safety and education, without raising taxes or increasing spending overall. In his proposed $524,570,000 general fund operating budget, the county executive directs all new revenue to raise instructional salaries in […]